Book Between integration and secession : the Muslim communities of the southern Philippines, Southern Thailand, and western Burma/Myanmar / Moshe Yegar.
Publication year: c2002.
Call Number DS570.M85 Y23 2002
Media class: Book
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books
" ... despite the ethnic differences between the Rohingya of Arakan, the Malay Muslims of the Patani region in South Thailand, and the various Moro groups in the southern Philippines, the picture is better understood through a comparison of these three Muslim separatist movements of Southeast Asia." -- Fore., p. ix.
Includes foreword by author.
Extent: xvii, 463 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Introduction. The expansion of Islam in Southeast Asia -- Pt. One: the Muslums of Arakan. Beginnings of the Muslim community in Burma -- Muslim settlement in Arakan -- From the British occupation through World War II -- World War II and its aftermath -- The Mujahideen Rebellion -- The Mayu Frontier Administration (MFA) -- The military coup and its aftermath. -- Pt. Two: The Patani Muslims. The emergence of the Patani Muslim community -- The annexation of Patani -- Hajji Sulong and Tunku Mayhiddin -- Causes of friction and attempts at reform -- Separatist movements -- The Communist underground and problems of the border areas -- Aspects of foreign relations: Malaysia, Arab nations, and Islamic conferences -- The 1990s: is the revolt in decline? -- Pt. Three: The Moro Muslims. The emergence of the Moro community -- The Spanish occupation period -- The American occupation period -- The Philippine Republic -- The emergence of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) -- The controversy over the Tripoli Agreement -- Autonomy.